Wiese was recently named the recipient of the TD Ameritrade College Home Run Derby Fan’s Choice Award, and was honored at the College Home Run Derby in Omaha, NEB in July. The Event was broadcast live on ESPN.
This award recognizes college baseball players who excel beyond the diamond and whose leadership inspires others. The 16 Finalists up for consideration in 2014 demonstrate integrity in all aspects of life, stay active in their community and are dedicated in the classroom… Continue Reading
Le Moyne senior Pat Wiese has won the 2014 TD Ameritrade Fan’s Choice Award. Wiese won the award over three other finalists, BYU’s Bret Lopez , Dayton’s Robby Sunderman and Albany’s Josh Nethaway , garnering over 40 percent of the fan vote.
The third-annual TD Ameritrade Fan’s Choice Award recognizes college baseball players who excel beyond the diamond and whose leadership inspires others. Continue Reading
Last season while playing for the Vermont Mountaineers, Patrick Wiese was experience excruciating pain in his knee. It turns out the 21 year old had a rare form of bone cancer. The tumor ended his baseball career, but for one night Wiese was back out on the diamond. Wiese was invited by the Mountaineers to throw out the ceremonial first pitch before Friday night’s game against Laconia. Wiese’s tumor was removed back in October along with his knee, femur, some tendons and ligaments. You wouldn’t know it by the strike he threw on that first pitch. All night, money was raised for The Patrick Wiese Foundation to support research as well as helping cancer patients and their families. What Patrick is doing now is greater than the game of baseball, but he sure felt good being back at Montpelier Recreation Field… Continue Reading
Patrick Wiese throws out the first pitch and raises money for his cancer research fund.. Continue Reading